As Ghana weighs the economic benefits of mining bauxite for aluminum, multi-billion-dollar global companies respond to the community groups calling for the protection of key biodiversity area, Atewa Forest.
NatureServe’s Director of Biodiversity Indicators Program, Mike Gill, collaborated with researchers from China and Germany to complete a pivotal study in the leading international journal Nature Ecology & Evolution, analyzing why the world continues to fall short in reaching its global biodiversity targets.
During this second episode of Conservation Conversations, Sean talks to Lucas Joppa, Microsoft’s Chief Environmental Officer. Together, they discuss the intersection of technology and modern conservation practices.
NatureServe is excited to announce the launch of its first podcast series, Conservation Conversations with Sean O’Brien. Hosted by NatureServe’s President & CEO, Dr. Sean T. O’Brien, each episode will feature an exclusive interview with a leading expert in the conservation field.
In the first episode of Conservation Conversations with Sean O'Brien, Sean speaks with Dr. Thomas Lovejoy, a Senior Fellow at the United Nations Foundation who is often called “the Godfather of Biodiversity” for introducing the term biological diversity to the scientific community in the year 1980.
A study conducted by NatureServe and published in PLOS ONE yesterday documents the loss of ecosystem diversity across the Americas and that terrestrial ecosystems are widely underrepresented in protected areas.